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Live Culture

Original Aired:
Saturday, September 24th, 2022
11:00AM to 12:00PM

1 hour

Saturday, September 24th, 2022 11:07AM

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Episode: Live Culture with Martha Willette Lewis: Undue Burden

This month Live Culture offers a discussion with members of the exhibition Undue Burden: Privacy, Protection and Politics, a project and sale to benefit Planned Parenthood of Southern New England including artist and exhibit organizer Linda Lindroth, and exhibiting artist Scott Schuldt, along with Planned Parenthood of Southern New England President & CEO, Amanda Skinner to discuss what the local impact of the overturning of Roe Vs Wade is having on the organization and how artists and others can get involved.

Undue Burden: Privacy, Protection and Politics
takes place October 4 – 30, 2022 The Da Silva Gallery, 899 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT.

There will be Two public reception events featuring the artists will be held on Sunday October 16 from 3-5 pm and Saturday, October 29 from 3-5pm, as a part of Artspace New Haven's Open Source Festival.

Posters have played a role in America’s political landscape since 1824 when John Quincy Adams used one to announce his presidency. Each of the 20 artists in Undue Burden: Privacy, Protection and Politics have used their considerable talents to weigh in on the Dobbs Decision which essentially has overturned the 50 year precedent of Roe v Wade. This exhibition features original poster-sized works on paper, which are each for sale for $250 with all of the proceeds going to Planned Parenthood of Southern New England.

The exhibition is curated by Linda Lindroth and Sally Hill.

Featuring the work of :
A. Kimberlin Blackburn
Patrick Carroll
Colleen Coleman
George Corsillo
Jeanne Criscola
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
Alex Girard
Ruby Gonzalez Hernandez
Elena Grossman
Luke Hanscom
Sally Hill
Beth Klingher
Shirley Parker Levine MD
Martha Willette Lewis
Diane & Tim Nighswander
Scott Schuldt
Kevin Van Aelst
Brenda Zlamany

Scott Schuldt is a self-taught multimedia artist. His work has been collected by the Museum of Art and Design and several public collections. His focus for the last 3 years has been sewing large bead embroidery pieces. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Linda Lindroth is an artist and educator. Her work is in the collections of a dozen museums including MoMA and The Met. She received her MFA in Art from the MGSA at Rutgers.

Amanda N. Skinner, is President & Chief Executive Officer of Planned Parenthood of Southern new England. Skinner, a nurse midwife, is a graduate of Rice University with a BA in philosophy and managerial studies. She holds an MSN from the Yale School of Nursing and an MBA from the Yale School of Management. Skinner spent ten years in clinical practice as a nurse midwife, serving for four years as the Chair of the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Nurse Midwives. During her tenure, she led a major legislative effort that ensured increased access to care for women in Connecticut, expanded the scope of practice for nurse midwives, and provided liability protection for collaborating physicians.

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